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The Settle To Carlisle Railway

Author : Gordon Edgar
ISBN : 9781445639734
Genre : Transportation
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The Settle - Carlisle line has survived the threat of closure to become one of Britain's best-loved and most spectacular railway routes.

The Settle Carlisle Railway

Author : Paul Salveson
ISBN : 9781785006388
Genre : Transportation
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The line from Settle to Carlisle is one of the world's great rail journeys. It carves its way through the magnificent landscape of the Yorkshire Dales - where it becomes the highest main line in England - descending to Cumbria's lush green Eden Valley with its view of the Pennines and Lakeland fells. But the story of the line is even more enthralling. From its earliest history the line fostered controversy: it probably should never have been built, arising only from a political dispute between two of the largest and most powerful railway companies in the 1860s. Its construction, through some of the most wild and inhospitable terrain in England, was a herculean task. Tragic accidents affected those who built, worked and travelled the line. After surviving the Breeching cuts of the 1960s, the line faced almost certain closure in the 1980s, only to be saved by an expected last-minute reprieve. This book describes the history behind the inception and creation of the line; the challenges of constructing the 72-mile railway and its seventeen viaducts and fourteen tunnels; threat of closure in the mid-1980s and the campaign to save it, and finally, the line today and its future.

Against The Grade

Author : Bob Swallow
ISBN : 1905080891
Genre : Railroad engineers
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The Settle to Carlisle line has become famous far beyond the realms of railway enthusiasts for many reasons. This title is not just an invaluable piece of social history and railway folklore, it is a treasure trove of tales and a joy to read.

The Settle Carlisle Railway 1850 1990

Author : Martin Pearson
ISBN : 0995565201
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Garsdale And Aisgill On The Settle Carlisle Railway

Author : William Reginald Mitchell
ISBN : 1871064503
Genre : Carlisle (England)
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Spirit Of The Line

ISBN : 0957491115
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Laxonby And Kirkoswald Station

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ISBN : OCLC:867984854
Genre : Cumbrian railways
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Settle Carlisle Railway

Author : William Reginald Mitchell
ISBN : PSU:000025223002
Genre : Railroads
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Meeting Challenges For Rural Tourism Through Co Creation Of Sustainable Tourist Experiences

Author : Elisabeth Kastenholz
ISBN : 9781443898317
Genre : Science
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Rural tourism is not a new phenomenon in many parts of the world, but it has only recently received increased attention from researchers, politicians and managers as a result of new market trends, the recognition of the “rural crisis” and the urge to solve it. However, there is also evidence that rural tourism is not a miraculous antidote for this crisis, certainly not in all places and under all conditions. Despite some recent studies examining the critical factors of success for rural tourism, there is still a need for a deeper understanding of the rural tourism phenomenon, the nature of the tourism experience and how it could be optimized to the benefit of all, while making the best use of endogenous resources and competences, yielding sustainable destination development. This book contributes to the debate, focusing on the tourist experience, here conceptualized as “co-created” between hosts and guests, based on destination-specific elements of “countryside capital” and aiming at sustainability. It contains both conceptual and empirical chapters, with diverse and new perspectives, methodological approaches and cases from several countries.

Yorkshire Dales And Moors

Author : Martyn Hanks
ISBN : 1901522415
Genre : Travel
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In the VISITOR GUIDE series, this pocket sized book, with full colour photography and maps, is not the usual run-of-the-mill guide. The author describes places in depth, giving historical details where it is likely to enhance the visit, points out physical attractions which might easily be missed, describing their importance. Includes walks.

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